Jeddah Airport Informational Guide to King Abdulaziz International Airport - KAIA (JED) - Non Official

Jeddah Airport Taxi

Get to downtown Jeddah Airport within 30 minutes.

We strongly recommend you to negotiate fares with the driver. If you can’t agree it, go to the next driver. Some of the taxi drivers speak English as well as Urdu.

Type of taxis

Private taxis run throughout Saudi Arabia while white taxis with the taxi sign are not allowed to go, for example, to Makkah (Mecca).

Please, before boarding any taxi, make sure that it is a licensed taxi. Only men can share taxi rides.


There are various taxicabs waiting outside the terminals of Jeddah Airport.

Passengers can book previously the taxi service or arrange it when arriving at Jeddah Airport.

Service hours: 24/7.


Fares are fixed, although for non-Arabic speakers the fares may be higher if they don’t negotiate with the driver.

Mecca (Makkah): SR 200 – 250. Trip time from JED Airport is about an hour.

Downtown Jeddah: SR 50 – 100

Please note that there is a surcharge for trips to and from Jeddah Airport.


Uber and Careem are available at Jeddah Airport.


If you wish to transfer to and from Jeddah Airport on your own, there are several transfer companies available within the airport premises.

Book a transfer at Jeddah Airport


Several limousine agencies provide service to all arriving passengers at Jeddah Airport.

Rates are according to distance that passengers have to travel, but they are around SAR 100-150 to drop passengers near their hotel.